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Corn Products International Names John Barry Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

WESTCHESTER, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2009-- Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO), a leading global provider of agriculturally derived ingredients to diversified industries, today named John Barry, formerly vice president, corporate finance and planning, as vice president, investor relations and corporate communications.

In his new position, Barry is responsible for overseeing investor and shareholder relations, executive communications, internal and external communications, media relations, public affairs, issues management, corporate identity, and corporate social responsibility and reputation management.

Barry continues to report to Cheryl K. Beebe, chief financial officer.

Barry joined Corn Products International in 1998 as director of corporate accounting and assistant controller. He has also held the positions of finance director of the Company’s Asia/Africa Division, and director of corporate finance and planning.

Prior to joining Corn Products, Barry was director of finance UDV for Diageo, PLC in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Barry holds a Juris Doctorate degree, a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.


Corn Products International is one of the world’s largest corn refiners and a major supplier of high-quality food ingredients and industrial products derived from the wet milling and processing of corn and other starch-based materials. The Company, headquartered in Westchester, Ill., is the number-one worldwide producer of dextrose and a leading regional producer of starch, high fructose corn syrup and glucose. In 2008, Corn Products International reported record net sales and diluted earnings per share of $3.94 billion and $3.52, respectively. The Company has operations in 15 countries at 34 plants, including wholly owned businesses, affiliates and alliances. For more information, visit

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Corn Products International, Inc.
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